Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medical Humanities and Social Sciences (CfA, University of Leeds)

The University of Leeds has been awarded a grant of £1.25m over 5 years from the Wellcome Trust ISSF to support biomedical and related research, which has been matched by an equal investment by the University. A major component of this funding will support early career researchers in order to enable them to realise their Read the full article…

New MA in the History of Health, Medicine and Society

Post provided by Harriet Ryder, NNMHR Network Administrator The School of History and the Centre for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds are launching an exciting new MA programme in the History of Health, Medicine and Society. This postgraduate degree allows students to explore relationships between health, medical practices and wider Read the full article…

MQ: Transforming Mental Health Fellows Award (CfA, 5th May 2016)

MQ: Transforming Mental Health have recently launched a funding call providing a total of over £1 million to researchers exploring new and better ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness. The MQ: Transforming Mental Health Fellows Award is looking for the best and brightest early-career scientists and clinicians from all corners of the globe and across all scientific disciplines Read the full article…

Update – Fully-funded Life of Breath/medical humanities PhD (CfA, Durham University, 11 April 2016)

Previously CMH posted the call for applications for the PhD studentship. Below is an update of the original post including all the new details. Please contact Sarah Mclusky with any queries.   The Durham Life of Breath project team invites medical humanities PhD proposals which address either of the following topics Stigma and/or stereotypes in Read the full article…

Social Media and Health: Meeting the Ethical Challenges (Funding, Wellcome Trust, 15 January 2016)

The new Themed Seed Awards are now live, providing flexible funding that will enable researchers to develop an innovative research response to a strategic challenge defined by the Wellcome Trust. In this themed Seed Award round, we invite applications that directly address the ethical challenges surrounding social media and health. Areas of interest include, but Read the full article…

‘Hearing the Voice’ (HtV 2) another five years – congratulations!

The Wellcome Trust has awarded ‘Hearing the Voice’ another five-years of research as one of two projects to be the first of its Humanities and Social Science Collaborative Awards. ‘Hearing the Voice’ will continue with its innovative work in exploring the experience of voice hearing through unique insights from the humanities and social sciences. The Wellcome Trust had Read the full article…

Institute of Advanced Study Fellowships (CfA, Durham University, 5 June 2015)

The Institute of Advanced Study is a prestigious, ideas-based Institute bringing together some of the world’s finest researchers from all disciplines to examine themes of major intellectual, scientific, political and practical significance. Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study is distinctive in organising the core of its work around a rolling programme of thematic priorities. Annual themes Read the full article…

HIV Postdoctoral Research Positions (University of North Carolina)

Curing HIV is now a priority for both the US National Institutes of Health and the International AIDS Society. But there is limited social science and community engagement research that is essential for moving forward cure HIV research. Our UNC Chapel Hill team led by Dr Joe Tucker and Prof Stuart Rennie have an NIH Read the full article…

Wellcome Trust University Award Competition – Medical Humanities and History (CfA, University of Strathclyde, 6 May 2015)

The University of Strathclyde is planning to support a University Award application to the Wellcome Trust in the Medical Humanities and History. Its Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH Glasgow) is an internationally recognised research environment with a focus on the experiences of health and medicine in the modern period around Read the full article…

University PhD Research Studentship (CfA, Glasgow Caledonian University, 13 April 2015)

School of Health & Life Sciences/Institute for Applied Health Research Studentship Project Title Social networks, social connectedness, and maternal mental health and well-being: the personal and social lives of vulnerable pregnant women when they are transitioning to motherhood and/or adapting to an additional child Applications are invited for a full-time PhD research studentship at Glasgow Read the full article…